If you've ever wanted your furry friend to become a reliable line of defense, this guide will give you and your family the safety they deserve.
You will need
- Positive energy
- A professional trainer
Step 1 Select the best dog Select a breed that has a calm temperament, good socialization, and will watch your property without being distracted.
Step 2 Practice basic obedience Practice basic obedience based on trust and mutual respect. Teach your dog to respond to your commands the first time, without hesitation.
Step 3 Educate to respond to strangers Teach your dog to respond to strangers by barking and alerting a family member. Reward them with a treat or toy.
Only the owner should offer commands and reward with treats.
Step 4 Expose to all family members and friends Expose your dog to all family members and friends, including young children in the neighborhood.
Step 5 Train your dog to attack Train your dog to attack clothing and appendages without being lethal when your family or property is threatened.
Post a “Beware of Dog” sign to alert visitors and reduce the danger of an accidental attack.
Step 6 Seek professional help Invest in years of training. A competent guard dog cannot be trained without years of professional guidance. Do not do this alone.
Did You Know:
Did you know? Unneutered male dogs are responsible for up to 76 percent of reported dog bite incidents and a majority of other types of aggression.